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Electrochemistry Product Manager

Location

North West UK

Salary

£35K - £50K pa. + up to £20K OTE

Job Type

Full time

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SciMed is a leading distributor of scientific equipment with a customer base across the UK and Ireland. As part of our continued growth, we are recruiting a new National Product Manager to look after the product range from Gamry Instruments (Gamry Website). As well as the recent additions of Kolibrik and Neware.  The role will be based at our Stockport facility or along the M62 corridor. 

As part of the role, travel to customers throughout the UK and Ireland will be required as well as occasional trips abroad for product training at manufacturer’s locations (mainly in the USA, Czech Republic and China).

It would be beneficial for the successful candidate to have electrical engineering or electrochemistry experience or in a similar field. 

The Product Manager primary responsibility is to perform Direct Sales activities in a defined territory in the UK with a view to growing the company’s revenue and market share.

The secondary responsibility is to look after the existing user base and address all support enquiries with the support of the existing Product Manager.

The role reports into the Sales Director.

About The Role

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The Ideal Candidate

  • Prepare and maintain a territory plan, which will guide their territory sales activities. The territory plan will identify and characterize key customers and key target accounts and itemise and quantify activities necessary to achieve and exceed sales targets.
  • Prospect and “hunt” in the region to meet, achieve and exceed target through structured visit/call plan
  • Develop and maintain appropriate knowledge of all Gamry products, business strategies, sales tools, and pricing policies, as they relate to their territory.
  • Develop and maintain an appropriate knowledge of the business needs of her/his customers and how Gamry products address those needs.
  • Carry out product demonstration and attend events such as workshops, roadshows, and conferences.
  • Maintain thorough and accurate records of all activities in the company’s CRM database
  • Manage opportunities within the company’s CRM database to allow timely and accurate sales forecasts.
  • Maintain strong and positive customer relationships, which will ensure Gamry’s long-term success.
  • Contribute to Gamry’s knowledge and awareness of market segment and competitive trends and issues.
  • Support colleagues within the Office, Sales, and Marketing teams as and when required.
  • Maintain Product and competitor knowledge. 

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Experience & Qualifications

Required Skills

  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent) as a minimum, with emphasis on chemistry or other physical sciences.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and work to tight deadlines
  • Able to demonstrate strong negotiation skills.
  • Enthusiastic team player
  • Comfortable and confident in client-facing scenarios.
  • Full UK Driving License
  • Willingness to travel within territory at the level necessary to excel in the role.
  • Travel to other areas such as USA (Gamry base).
  • Stay overnight where required.
  • Accept additional responsibilities as the role and experience grows

Desirable

  • Experience of using CRM’s.
  • Knowledge of electrochemistry instrumentation.
  • Field Sales experience in the Life Science, pharmaceutical, Chemical Process or academic markets in the UK.
  • A Scientist driven for a move into a commercial role may be considered.

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Personal Qualities

  • Dynamic, outgoing and well-organized individual
  • Able to work as a team player as well as take control and make decisions when necessary
  • Flexible individual with a desire to get ‘stuck in’ at all levels is an absolute must
  • Having the stature and confidence to deal with senior managers

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Our Benefits Package

  • Salary based on experience. Basic salary range £35K – £50K pa. + up to £20K OTE
  • Company car or allowance for private car ownership. Fuel for company mileage is reimbursed.
  • Contribution to personal pension above the legal minimum
  • Health insurance for employee (and family if desired)
  • Death in service and long-term sickness insurance
  • Five weeks holiday + bank holidays + Christmas shutdown
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Holidays

Five weeks, plus bank holidays and a Christmas shutdown period.

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Competitive Salaries

Competitive Salaries within the Industry.

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Pension

Pension Contributions above the legal minimum.

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Health Insurance

Available for the employee and optionally for the family.

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Selection Process

The selection process will be as follows:

1. Applications will be long listed to a list of candidates of no more than 10. The long list process will remain open until a suitable list is obtained
2. The longlist candidates will be invited to a 30-minute web interview
3. This list will be narrowed to a shortlist of no more than 4 and candidates will be invited for a 1-hour interview in person at our offices in Stockport
4. If a suitable candidate is found the position will be offered on the condition that 2 satisfactory references are received, one of which is from your current/last employer. 

This role will remain open until a suitable candidate has been appointed and no specific timeframe is being worked to.

If you would likevan informal discussion about the role prior to applying, please do not hesitate to contact to Paul Vanden Branden (paul.vandenbranden@scimed.co.uk). 

 

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Applications

To apply for this role please send your CV with covering letter detailing

    • Why you feel you are suited to this role
    • Your motivation for applying for this role
    • Any other information you deem relevant to your application

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